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Quilling Valentines: Script

Classic valentine messages never go out of style.


You can shape individual strips of paper, curling the ends as you would a ribbon, to form letters that resemble calligraphy. Use carefully placed dabs of craft glue to hold each letter in place on a card. 


  1. Step 1

    Write a message in your own hand, adapt one from a calligraphy book, or create one on a computer.

  2. Step 2

    Lay short strips of quilling paper along the curves of each letter you want to form.

  3. Step 3

    Shape ends with quilling tool, or use scissors to curl paper as you would a ribbon; cut strips to correct length.

  4. Step 4


    Trace message onto paper. Glue at intervals, one letter at a time.

  5. Step 5

    Turn quilling paper on edge; use tweezers to hold it in place for 15 seconds to allow glue to set.

Martha Stewart Living, February 2002

Reviews (1)

  • cocoisa 13 Feb, 2010

    Bellisima tarjeta de filigrana muy elegante y delicada